Utilising the principle of reflective practice, this session will inspire and motivate you in your work to support children to make sense of their behaviour.
Did you know that as a leader you have amazing influence whether you are aware of it or not? Join Dr Kaye Colmer in this new leadership session based on her recent PhD research.
Back due to popular demand! This jam packed day will provide opportunities to engage in some hands on fun, exploring aspects of sustainability and nature play.
This session is perfect for you if you have recently started OR completed your Reconciliation journey. With guest presenter Shona Reid, Executive Director, Reconciliation Australia
Learn about the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Explore opportunities to authentically engage with Aboriginal culture and communities within your service.
Special event in collaboration with the Migration Museum. Come to learn about how privilege may unintentionally influence our work with children and families.
Where do I begin with documentation? An opportunity to deeply consider what it is that educators do when they are more intentional in the way they observe children at play.
This is a creative, fun and thought provoking session to explore your beliefs and values in order to be able to set a clear vision for your service and team.
Through developing your staff’s reflective capacity and their skills in pedagogical conversations you can work towards a team that is collaborative and professional.
‘Becoming’ a new director is exciting and challenging. We can set you off on a successful journey and ensure you have access to the tools and information needed.
Come along and enjoy a breakfast with your colleagues to explore and discuss the new Educational Leader Resource (ACECQA 2019).
Your philosophy is the basis of everything you do and is so important to use in recruiting, induction of new team members and will guide your decision making.
Do you ever wonder how other services program for children? Are you struggling to demonstrate the cycle of planning or just need some inspiring new ideas?
Learn how to set up systems to ensure you are meeting your service obligations for HR compliance with the NQF and leave with a spreadsheet ready to customise.
Learn about the practice of critical reflection, discuss the unique aspects of working with children in the birth – two age group
Are you looking for new ideas about how to actively promote the learning for infants in your centre? This fun and practical session will get you started on your way. (new session)
This session will support your understanding of what sensory needs children have, and how this might look in your service.
This session unpacks the meaning of the Exceeding themes and will assist leaders to plan strategies to ensure the best outcome for their own site. (new session)
Spend the day learning simple marketing and digital marketing principles and techniques to develop a marketing plan that supports your service viability! (new session)
Become more familiar with the learning outcomes, principles and practices and explore what this looks like in practice.
Come and hear from sites that have found innovative ways to engage families and the community in their programs in order to do exceptional work in Quality Area 6.
In this popular session we will unpack and articulate the purpose of observations, gain insight into the when, how and what to notice and write about children.
Are you a new team leader or assistant team leader in the sector? If so, then this session is for you! (new session)
How a team functions is dependent on both of these important factors. Come and find out how to ensure things get prioritised and actioned and ban the excuses! (new session)
This lecture developed by UniSA will explore pedagogical documentation and its purpose, elements, characteristics and how it links to an ongoing cycle of planning.
Explore up to 6 different leadership styles, and then work out what it might look like when you apply each style when working with staff.
Utilising the principle of reflective practice, this session will inspire and motivate you in your work to support children to make sense of their behaviour (new evening session)
Would you like to understand developmental trauma and the impact it can have on children's behaviour? Would you like to learn practical strategies to better support children?
How do we ensure that we are planning effectively for infants and toddlers to support their wellbeing and development as well as document it? (new session)
This session is for ECTs and Directors and is aimed at providing an overview of how to navigate the transition from provisional to full teachers registration. (new session)
Carla Rinaldi (2013) challenges us to establish the use of reflective practice as a collective and collaborative process within daily practice in our services.
Gowrie SA offers the Circle of Security Parenting program, consisting of weekly 1.5 hour sessions held over 8 weeks at our Thebarton site.
One person alone cannot lead an early childhood service. Leadership that is distributed throughout a service can provide the level of support necessary
How to get started, discover resources to support your journey and consider ways to involve your team and community members as you begin your Reconciliation journey.
What is a culturally competent educator? Learn about how educators embed Kaurna words and songs in their daily work with children.
This session is run continuously throughout the year. Click to go to a link that will take you to our registration page, where you can select a date and book your place.